Portland mayor asks feds to cancel free speech rally, anti-Sharia law march after stabbings

The mayor of Portland, Oregon, is asking the federal government to cancel a pro-President Trump free-speech rally and anti-Sharia law march, in the wake of Friday’s stabbing that left two men dead after they tried to stop a man yelling anti-Muslim slurs. Mayor Ted Wheeler said on his Facebook page he asked the federal government to revoke a permit issued for a June 4 event. He also asked the government not to issue a permit for a subsequent event being held June 10. 00:32 / 01:00 Trump Speaks Out On Terror: A Timeline Watch Full Screen The event June 4 is a “Trump Free Speech Rally,” and the later event, on June 10, is a “March Against Sharia.” Both rallies are being held at Shrunk Plaza in Portland, for which the federal government controls permitting, Wheeler said.

Source: Portland mayor asks feds to cancel free speech rally, anti-Sharia law march after stabbings

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